Blue Islands expands its fleet with its fifth ATR 72 aircraft

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands is pleased to announce the arrival of its latest ATR 72 aircraft, G-ISLO. The plane arrived yesterday at the airline’s home base in Jersey from East Midlands Airport, where it was fitted-out in the distinctive Blue Islands livery. The new aircraft will be “on the… Read the full press release

Silversea’s entire 10-ship fleet now welcoming guests around the world

Monaco, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s entire 10-ship fleet has now re-entered service. Since Silver Moon℠ first set sail on June 18, 2021, Silversea has led the global restart of ultra-luxury cruising, successfully welcoming guests around the world. As well as hosting the only ultra-luxury world cruise in 2022, converting Silver Wind® into… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo expands its fleet with new Boeing 777F

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, a leader in the global airfreight industry, received delivery of a new Boeing 777F this weekend. This latest addition takes its dedicated 777 freighter fleet to 11 aircraft. From Boeing’s Paine Field in Seattle, A6-EFT headed to Hong Kong to pick up its first load… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces major fleet decisions that will reshape its international and domestic networks

Approval of Project Sunrise, with order for 12 x Airbus A350s capable of flying direct from Australia to any other city including New York and London, starting from Sydney in late 2025. Domestic fleet renewal from late 2023, with order for 40 x A321XLRs and A220 aircraft; 94 purchase order rights spread over at least… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Cargo adds two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet

Alaska Air Cargo will convert two Alaska Airlines passenger jets to an all-freight aircraft for cargo service in 2023 Five dedicated 737 freighters to meet cargo demand across the Alaska network  NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Cargo announced today (March 24, 2022) it will add two Boeing 737-800 aircraft… Read the full press release

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

New Viking Longships Further Increase Offerings on the Seine, Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (March 16, 2022) welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships – Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking… Read the full press release

Lufthansa LEOS adds Goldhofer’s all-electric towbarless aircraft tractor Phoenix E to its fleet

The Goldhofer Phoenix E moves aircraft with a take-off weight of up to 352 tons New e-vehicle powered by green electricity in operation at Frankfurt Airport for up to ten hours a day Lufthansa Group to be CO2-neutral on the ground in its home market by 2030 Cologne, Germany, 2022-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to include the bigger 737-10 and longer-range 737-8 to its aircraft order with Boeing

With addition of new models, the 737-10s and 737-8s will maximize profit potential SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced plans today (March 2, 2022) to broaden our mainline fleet by adjusting our current 737-9 aircraft order with Boeing to include the bigger 737-10 and longer-range 737-8, which are all part… Read the full press release

Norwegian adds 10 new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its fleet

LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has a long-standing relationship with AerCap, the world’s largest aviation leasing company. The signed lease agreements also include eight Boeing 737-800 NG, which are part of the 70 aircraft fleet operational for the summer 2022 season. With these additions, Norwegian will have a total fleet of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises further extends fleet-wide halting of all its cruise departures through to 10 July

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (28 April 2020) a further extension of the halting of all its cruise departures fleet-wide through to 10 July. MSC Cruises is offering guests affected by this measure a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) where they have the opportunity to transfer the full amount… Read the full press release

SAS expands its fleet with its first Airbus A350s

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of eight Airbus A350s has officially entered SAS’ fleet and from the 28th of January 2020 travelers will be able to experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft. Showcasing innovative technologies and design, it offers a new and more sustainable way of traveling long… Read the full press release

Stagecoach South introduces new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses in Basingstoke

Basingstoke welcomes environmentally-friendly bus fleet Perth, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South has unveiled a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses to the Basingstoke community. A £5.3 million investment by Stagecoach has enabled the rollout of 32 new Euro 6 low emission buses celebrated at a launch ceremony in Basingstoke on Monday 2nd December,… Read the full press release

British Airways to expand its fleet with a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 19, 2019) announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation strengthened its global management fleet with 36 new aircraft

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has added 36 aircraft to its global management fleet this year, including 24 additions in the United States and 12 in EMEA & Asia. The fleet additions are predominantly large body aircraft. In EMEA & Asia, the additions include the region’s first G500 as well as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways selects CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft

LEAP-1A engines to power airline’s new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft Agreement valued at $4 billion at list price and over the life of the service contracts DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Group to optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines

Hong kong, China, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group will optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines – Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and HK Express – in order to allow each airline to achieve their full development potential by leveraging their respective unique strengths. The move is also designed to maximise each… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces the appointment of Nathaniel Pieper as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances

Pieper will serve as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (June 11, 2019) announced that Nathaniel Pieper will join the company Aug. 1 as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances. With more than 20 years in the airline industry, Pieper brings a wealth of aviation… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduces an extensive array of innovative plant-based cuisine on menus across its fleet

MIAMI, FL, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the world’s leading luxury ocean cruise line, today (May 20, 2019) announced the debut of an extensive array of innovative plant-based cuisine on menus across its fleet. Beginning October 1, 2019, more than 200 gourmet plant-based selections will be offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner… Read the full press release

Earth Week 2019: Port Authority announces that 50% of its shuttle bus fleet will be all-electric by summer

Recent arrival of six buses at Newark Liberty, in addition to six at JFK and expected arrival by June of six more at LaGuardia, puts agency ahead of schedule for full conversion of 36 shuttle bus fleet Key element of PA’s “Clean Dozen” sustainability program, rolled out with agency’s embrace of Paris Climate Agreement in… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight adds two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft to its fleet

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight has announced it will lease two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft, offering greater capacity and improved efficiency for its global freight customers. The next-generation freighters will replace the current two Boeing 747-400F that are currently operated on Qantas’ behalf by Atlas Air and will be painted in… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with Airbus A380 aircraft

Ceremony held in Toulouse, France to commemorate the occasion. The latest addition to ANA’s fleet solidifies the airline’s partnership with Airbus. TOULOUSE, FRANCE, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has received the first of its three Airbus A380 aircraft. ANA and Airbus… Read the full press release

Viking expands its river fleet with seven new river ships

Innovative New Ships Further Extend Viking’s Ability to Offer Guests Unparalleled Access Along the Rivers of Europe Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 19, 2019) welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland…. Read the full press release

Philippines’ leading airline Cebu Pacific to expand its fleet with 12 brand new aircraft in 2019

CEB aims to fly 200 million passengers by 2020 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), is set to receive 12 brand new aircraft in 2019, to support the carrier’s expansion plans this year. The aircraft deliveries include six Airbus A321neo; five A320neo; and an ATR… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines will invest more than EUR 200 million to expand its Airbus fleet

Phase-out of the Dash turboprops by 2021 at the latest  Approval for the new strategy granted by Supervisory Board  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines has managed the turnaround after a tough restructuring period and now operates profitably. The airline is also headed towards positive operating earnings in 2018 following strong… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal expands its fleet with world’s first new generation wide body Airbus A330-900neo

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new generation wide body A330neo and, as the launch airline, will be the first to benefit from the aircraft’s unbeatable operating economics, increased range, and Airbus’ new Airspace cabin offering passengers the best in class comfort. The Portuguese… Read the full press release

British Airways retires of the most iconic aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 767

767 first entered fleet in 1990, flying over 425,000 commercial flights Last commercial flight took place yesterday, Larnaca – Heathrow, before being retired to St Athan in Wales today Retirement comes just days after airline takes delivery of 30th 787 Dreamliner LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (November 26, 2018) bids… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines rolls out free movie product across the WiFi-enabled fleet

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues its mission to enhance the Customer Experience. Today (Nov 1, 2018), the carrier announced its switch from a paid movie product to a free movie1* product onboard its Inflight Entertainment Portal for a 100 percent free inflight entertainment experience on WiFi-enabled aircraft. The… Read the full press release

More than 35,000 Ford Motor Company vehicles to connect in Avis Budget Group’s U.S. fleet

Customers renting Ford Motor Company vehicles from Avis Budget Group’s U.S. fleet soon will find it easier to receive and return their vehicles More than 35,000 Ford vehicles in the Avis Budget Group fleet are projected to be digitally connected by summer 2019 as both companies make strides toward connectivity goals PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-29 —… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and NetJets announce fleet agreements with option to purchase 175 Cessna Citation Longitude and 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircrafts

ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today (OCTOBER 15, 2018) announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude® aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere® aircraft. NetJets has operated a fleet of nearly… Read the full press release

Laudamotion to double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019; launches initiatives to support its continued growth

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fare airline, today (Wed, 29th Aug) announced that it would double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019 following the completion of Ryanair’s purchase of 75% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from Niki Lauda in August. Laudamotion also announced a series… Read the full press release